Shortly after moving to New York, Jennifer scored a low paying role as an understudy in the Broadway show A Month in the Country.
The most important and interesting group is that connected with Perceval, and he was regarded as the original Grail hero, Gawain being, as it were, his understudy.
The comedy troupe included a number of actors that he would go on to work with in the future, including Paul Dinello, Amy Sedaris and Steve Carell (Colbert was initially Carell's understudy).
Though Jessica got a call back to the final auditions, she didn't win the part and was instead cast as the understudy.
Stephen Colbert, whom Carell appeared with on The Daily Show, was Carell's understudy at one time in the Second City troupe.